I bet Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard felt a roller coaster of emotions when they heard about Amanda Berry's rescue yesterday. I know I did. Let's not forget the thousands of other American girls who are out there working as sex slaves.
If we can be thankful for anything to do with Caylee Anthony's murder, at least she is now in a place where nobody can ever harm her again. However, there are children who at this very instant, desperately need our country's attention and swift action.
Jaycee Dugard's face is everywhere this week. I've been thinking a lot about her story, because of the similarities to the Etan Patz case, which I've spent the last five years living and breathing for the first-ever book written on it.